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Scottish Girls Championships 2022

St George's School, Garscube Terrace, Murrayfield, Edinburgh EH12 6BG

Sunday 12th June, 2022

Start: 10am, Finish: 4.30pm approx

5 rounds using Swiss pairings*

Lothian Junior Chess are pleased to host the 2022 Scottish Girls Championships on behalf of Chess Scotland

The tournament is open to girls of school age and will have 3 sections:

  • Scottish Girls Championship
  • Open to all girls of school age, including 2022 leavers

  • Scottish Girls Primary Championship
  • Open to all girls of Primary School age

  • Scottish Girls P5 & Under Championship
  • Open to all girls in P5 or Under

Scottish Titles will only be awarded to players who have satisfied Scottish eligibility conditions.

Please ignore the FIDE details on the entry form. They are not required for this tournament

For the Scottish Girls Championships there is a single winner in each section. If necessary the following tie-breaks are used to ensure an outright winner

  • Direct encounter
  • Sonneborn-Berger
  • Buchholz
Time control: 25 minutes per player.

Games will be graded on the Chess Scotland Allegro Grading list for 2021-2022

Entry Fee £12

* The organisers reserve the right to change the format of the tournament depending on the number of entries

The organisers reserve the right to decline entry

All data will be held in compliance with the Chess Scotland and the Lothian Junior Chess Data Protection policies

Players are only supervised whilst in the playing hall and therefore Lothian Junior Chess events are not drop off events. Parents/carers are responsible for their children between games and are therefore expected to stay on-site or make a private arrangement for the supervision of their children. For this event there is a spacious waiting area for parents


Catering will not be available at the venue. There are supermarkets and cafes in the local area

Venue specific rules

The whole of the school premises is a non-smoking area, and smoking is not permitted. This includes the car park areas.

Pets are not allowed in the grounds with the exception of service dogs

No stiletto or any type of thin heel is to be worn.


Chess Scotland discount applies to players who are paid Chess Scotland members.

Lothian Junior Chess offers free entry to their tournaments to players who are entitled to free school meals because their family is on a low income. If this applies to you, please enter using the entry form but do not pay. Instead please send us a message using the contact tab.


All areas are accessible, but please let us know in advance if anyone attending cannot manage stairs so we can check that the arrangements meet your needs.